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Since its inception seven years ago, on Nov. 1, 2007, the Becker-Clay County Drug Court Program has, in many ways, been a model of success for its counterparts in other areas of the country.


“Since the inception of our drug court in 2007, not one of our graduates has committed a new crime,” said Becker County Attorney Michael Fritz, who was part of the committee tasked with creating the original drug court, and continues to be part of its support team.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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